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Mission Medina


Sun, 15 October 2017

Quiksilver Pro winner Gabriel Medina has soared 5 spots to No 3 in the world, while reigning world champ John John Florence has reeled in Jordy Smith to take top spot, writes Spike.

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New SA World Champ!


Sun, 15 October 2017

Durbanite Iain Campbell, 26, won the APB world bodyboard title despite losing the final of the Nazare Pro in cranking 6-8' surf at Praia Do Norte this week, with one event to go.

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White Knuckle Time for SA


Fri, 13 October 2017

Bad luck! Jordy Smith is out of the Quik Pro. John John Florence is on fire with two events to go, and he's just getting started. SA fans are starting to sputter and gasp, writes Spike.

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Knife Through Butter


Thu, 12 October 2017

Cranking 6-8ft surf presided over shock upsets at the Quiksilver Pro France at La Graviere in Hossegor today, with World #3 Julian Wilson eliminated but Jordy Smith looking dominant.

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Nature's Fury


Tue, 10 October 2017

Hurricane-force winds and 100mm of rain ripped through Durban this morning with devastating effect - at least six deaths and a huge container ship jammed in the harbour mouth, writes Spike.

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Win for Juniors


Mon, 9 October 2017

Cape Town ruled at the 2017 Billabong SA Junior Champs presented by BOS that ended yesterday in clean 3-4' waves at Lower Point in Jeffreys Bay.

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Hanging Out in JBay


Fri, 6 October 2017

Clean JBay lines greeted the lighteys at the Billabong SA Junior Champs presented by BOS yesterday as surfers in eight divisions challenged for national titles and team points.

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Cobbled Together


Mon, 2 October 2017

The best surfer in the water is the one having the most fun. Welcome to the Cobbles Classic near Port Elizabeth. Words Ryan Anderson of the Loggers Union. Photos Kody McGregor

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Surfing Destiny


Mon, 2 October 2017

Former Springbok surfer and hippy savant Donald Paarman passed away yesterday from lung cancer. Here is a tribute to one of our most enigmatic surfers, by family friend Bernie Shelly.

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Champions crowned


Sun, 1 October 2017

The good news coming out of junior surfing is that at last some champions were crowned - at the Billabong Junior Series at Seal Point in Cape St Francis today.

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Signed at Seals


Sun, 1 October 2017

Organisers took advantage of cooking 3-4' waves yesterday at the Billabong Junior Series presented by All Aboard Travel to complete the semi-finals in seven divisions.

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